Robert Plant to Headline Byron Bay’s 2018 Bluesfest w/ Morcheeba, First Aid Kit
March 29 – April 2nd
Robert Plant, along with his band The Sensational Space Shifters, will headline Bluesfest 2018, Australia’s contemporary blues & roots music festival. The full lineup has been posted below.
Plant’s self-produced eleventh solo album, Carry Fire, will be available October 13th via Nonesuch/Warner Brothers Records. Listen to the single, “Bones of the Saints,” at this location.
Bluesfest showcases music from around the world annually on the Easter long weekend on 120 hectares at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, just north of Byron Bay, NSW.
Bluesfest presents over 200 performances with up to 7 stages over 5, 12 hour days, as well as camping for up to 6,000 people, 5 licensed bars, over 100 food and market stalls, undercover food courts, beer gardens, and children’s entertainment.
Bluesfest presents the biggest names in music to Australian audiences each year including Bob Dylan, Hozier, Paul Simon, Gary Clark Jr., Angus & Julia Stone, Robert Plant, Alabama Shakes, John Mayer, Jurassic 5, James Brown, Zac Brown Band, Joss Stone, David Gray, Trombone Shorty, Angelique Kidjo, John Legend & BB King, to name but a few.
From a modest crowd of 6,000 when it began in 1990, Bluesfest now attracts an audience of over 100,000.
It is regarded as the foremost destination festival in Australia & renowned for being a safe, fun, family-friendly event.
BLUESFEST 2018 LINEUP
ROBERT PLANT AND THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS
THE JOHN BUTLER TRIO
THE NEW POWER GENERATION
CHIC FEATURING NILE RODGERS
FIRST AID KIT
LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL
THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS
JOE LOUIS WALKER
RICK ESTRIN & THE NIGHTCATS